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Closing Reception for "Aging Beyond Modernism" & Artist Talk by Kim Rae Taylor

Presented by Kennedy Heights Arts Center at Kennedy Heights Arts Center Lindner Annex, Cincinnati OH

Aug 20 2022
Closing Reception for "Aging Beyond Modernism" & Artist Talk by Kim Rae Taylor

"Portrait of Alma Thomas" by Kim Rae Taylor, acrylic paint

Join us for the closing reception of “Aging Beyond Modernism” and hear artist Kim Rae Taylor speak about this body of work.

Aging Beyond Modernism ​is a solo exhibition by local artist Kim Rae Taylor, of portraits documenting many of the women who were an integral part of the art and literary avant-garde in Europe and the U.S. during the early decades of the twentieth century. Through the lens of gender and aging, Taylor looks at the longevity of many of these women, capturing them as they looked as the elderly women they became.

While the numerous “-isms” of twentieth-century Modernism are primarily identified with men, women were a vital, often overlooked force as artists, writers, performers, and art collectors. Often when their lives are examined, it’s specifically within the framework of Modernism, overlooking the work created in the latter part of their lives. The ongoing project serves as a visual extension of Taylor’s research of women artists in the modernist era, their creative development as they grew older, and their personal attitudes about aging itself. To date there are 40 portraits in the series and the project’s main purpose is educational. Paintings will be presented along with biographical information about each woman.

Artist Talk begins at 6:30pm. Celebration of the closing reception is from 6-8pm.

ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Aug 20, 2022 at 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm (Sat)

Additional time info:

Closing Reception from 6-8pm. Artist Talk begins at 6:30pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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Kennedy Heights Arts Center Lindner Annex

6620 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45213

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